Summer Art Institute (and Junior Art Institute) is coming to the beautiful Poughkeepsie Day School Campus! Poughkeepsie Day School, 260 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie 12603
The Summer Art Programs are designed to help develop students’ ideas and build skills in the visual and digital arts. Multi-week classes allow young artists ages 11-19 to develop a stunning portfolio this summer.
Summer Art Institute | Ages 14-19
The Summer Art Institute (SAI) is a pre-college art portfolio development program for motivated teens. SAI hosts several college visits throughout the summer, allowing students to talk with admissions representatives and get feedback on their portfolios.
Students may select one of three majors to focus on:
The Junior Art Institute (JAI) allows middle school students to take their love of art to the next level. Young artists explore a variety of mediums to help define their creative direction in preparation for more advanced instruction in high school and beyond.
Students may select one of two majors to focus on:
Claudine Farley has been an art teacher for 20 years for Beacon City School District, and has been the District Art Department Coordinator for the last 15 years. She teaches a variety of classes at the high school, including Ceramics, Fashion, Studio Art, Drawing and Painting, and has recently developed a Contemporary Art Class with Dia Beacon. The class is the first of its kind, blending a major museum and high school students, exposing the students to a higher level of thinking about the art process. She has worked for The Art Effect for the last 14 years, where she has taught the Junior Art Institute in the summer and younger age groups during the school year. This is her third year as director, and she looks forward to many more years as director of Dutchess Art Camp!